November 21, 2015

US religious leaders make forceful appeals to admit refugees despite fears after Paris attacks

By Rachel Zoll THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Leaders of major American religious groups have condemned proposed bans on Syrian refugees, contending a legitimate debate over security has […]
November 21, 2015

Donald Trump tries to back away from support for database for tracking Muslims in US

By Julie Pace And Jill Colvin THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Donald Trump on Saturday tried to back away from his support for a government database […]
November 21, 2015

Protesters angry over Haiti’s presidential election clash with government supporters; 1 dead

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Thousands of Haitians demanding that last month’s presidential election be annulled clashed with supporters of the government, resulting in at least one death. […]
November 21, 2015

3 Syrians with fake passports detained in St. Maarten; Syrian woman stopped in Honduras

Three Syrians travelling with fake Greek passports are being held in the Dutch Caribbean island of St. Maarten, authorities said, while officials in the Central American […]
November 20, 2015

18 bodies found after jihadists attack Malian hotel; TV reports hostages freed

By Harouna Traore And Baba Ahmed THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BAMAKO, Mali _ Islamic extremists armed with guns and grenades stormed the luxury Radisson Blu hotel in […]
November 20, 2015

Republican candidates disavow Trump’s call for requiring Muslims in US to register with gov’t

By Julie Pace And Jill Colvin THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Republican presidential candidates on Friday swiftly condemned Donald Trump’s call for requiring Muslims in the […]
November 19, 2015

Costa Rica says Central American regional bloc to consider case of Cuban migrants next week

By Luis Manuel Galeano THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MANAGUA, Nicaragua _ A Central American regional bloc will take up the issue of some 2,000 Cuban migrants denied […]
November 19, 2015

In Minneapolis, police shooting of unarmed black man stirs old tensions

By Amy Forliti THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS _ The fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a Minneapolis police officer has pushed racial tensions in […]
November 19, 2015

Poll finds deep suspicion in Haiti of results from first round of presidential election

By Ben Fox THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI _ A poll by an independent research group has found deep public suspicion of the first round of the […]
November 17, 2015

France demands EU support against ISIS in Syria, Iraq and on other security operations

By Lorne Cook THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BRUSSELS _ France on Tuesday invoked a never-before-used European Union “mutual-defence clause” to demand that its partners provide support for […]
November 17, 2015

The Latest: German police question 3 people after tip that 1 perhaps involved in Paris attacks

PARIS _ The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris. (All times local): 2:20 p.m. German police say they are questioning three people arrested near the […]
November 16, 2015

Former Dominican President Fernandez to lead Unasur mission to Venezuela elections

By Joshua Goodman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOGOTA _ Former President Leonel Fernandez of the Dominican Republic is expected to head a South American mission to observe […]